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Company: Chemence
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSummary:The Buyer manages expenditures for materials and/or services to support the company's supply chain director. This entails being responsible for source selection and procurement functions directly associated with the company's needs for direct and indirect materials and services, fixed assets, and tooling. These products and services are to be secured at cost quality and at delivery competitive levels consistent with company policy and performance standards. The position is further responsible for the timely planning and scheduling of receipt and inventory control of the products and services as assigned consistent with ERP software requirements or as appropriately concluded with requisitions. Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiates purchase orders and amendments for materials, services and/or special tools/parts; arranges for submission and inspection of sample products as required; maintains close coordination with sales, operations & engineering to ensure timely execution of product and services sourcing activities, including but not limited to, order confirmations and delays, vendor complaints and quality concerns.
  • Secures and analyzes quotations, negotiates prices and terms with suppliers, and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities.
  • Works closely with Purchasing Manager to advance enterprise-wide sourcing programs as appropriate.
  • Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics inventory control and management; negotiates prices and delivery terms with guidance from the Purchasing Manager for assigned responsibilities.
  • Coordinates the planning of recent schedules and inventory control parameters for the assigned products and services consistent with Microsoft D365 software requirements or as arranged with requisitioners.
  • Coordinates as appropriate quality matters and engineering changes/developments between company activities and suppliers.
  • Maintains supply chain information current in the ERP, including vendor master (contacts, addresses, credit terms) and material master (creating new part numbers and deleting obsoletes, creating build of materials, adjusting inventory levels to periodical physical counts performed by operations and warehousing, suggesting safety stock levels based on history and forecast). Qualifications, Education and/or Experience Required:
    • Bachelor's degree; emphasis in business administration, science, or engineering.
    • Two years of progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a manufacturing environment. Language Skills:
      • English required; Spanish is a plus.
      • Reasonable accommodations can be made, up to and including translation services. Physical Demands:
        • Position requires sitting, walking, may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Work Environment:
          • Non-temperature-controlled warehouse, non-temperature-controlled production floor, temperature-controlled office.Other Duties:
            • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. AAP/EEO Statement:
              • CHEMENCE┬« provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
              • This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Chemence, Alpharetta , Buyer, Professions , Alpharetta, Georgia

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